First half of a Jane Augustine class. Augustine lectures on feminist studies, focusing on Clarise Lispector. Other topics include the avant-garde and the ego, the penis, and the French feminists. (Continues on 90P076)
Tape 1 of 2 containing a class taught by Jane Augustine. Topics include gender politics, the power structures inherent in sex, and Buddhism. Augustine cites the work of such writers as Helen Cixous, Luce Iragaray, and Julia Kristeva.
Anne Waldman chairs a Naropa Summer Writing Program colloquium on surrealism with Jack Collom, Allen Ginsberg, and others. An unidentified participant, probably Jane Augustine, reads Kurt Schwitters's Anna Blume. Jack Collom speaks about surrealism and Alexander Pope ("Sir Real") and reads selections from The rape of the lock. Someone identified only as "Jonathan" reads a selection from Alice in Wonderland. Allen Ginsberg reads poetry by Philip Lamantia including Putdown of...
First half of a reading with Jane Augustine, Andrei Codrescu, Anselm Hollo, and Jack Collom. Highlights include Jane Augustine reading a long poem in which a second voice repeats the first word of each section throughout that section, and Andrei Codrescu reading "Memogasoline." (Continues on 88P020)